Samudragupta Coin: Lyrist Type

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Dr Avantika Lal
by CNG Coins
published on 27 February 2019
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This gold coin issued by Emperor Samudragupta (335/350 – 370/380 CE) of the Gupta dynasty shows him playing the vina, an Indian stringed instrument resembling the lyre or lute. The legend on the coin says "Maharajadhiraja-Shri-Samudraguptah”.

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Coins, C. (2019, February 27). Samudragupta Coin: Lyrist Type. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10135/samudragupta-coin-lyrist-type/

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